DEC
09

CareerSafe Teacher Spotlight: Walter Preston

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​ This month's CareerSafe Teacher Spotlight is Mr. Walter Preston, a construction teacher at Griffin High School (GHS) in Griffin, Georgia. Mr. Preston served as a military police officer in the US Army for over 20 years before retiring and becoming a teacher at Griffin High School in 2003.   Third-year students in Mr. Preston's classes are preparing for the world of work through activities like resume building and CareerSafe OSHA 10-Hour training courses. In fact, a total of 14 GHS students completed their training and received OSHA 10-Hour cards this year. Mr. Preston credits donations from the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) for making the CareerSafe OSHA 10-Hour...
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NOV
30

2021 CareerSafe National Safety Educator of the Year: Dr. Kelly Eichmann

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"Kelly's one of those teachers that's just very forward thinking. She's always looking for those opportunities for her kids that will put them in a better position ." Carisa Cordova, Learning Director, Clovis East High School From Mr. Feeny to Miss Frizzle, the media is full of depictions of that elusive unicorn of a teacher: the one who is bursting with passion for their students and the work they do. The one who goes above and beyond every day to make learning an impactful adventure. The one who changes lives. CareerSafe's National Safety Educator of the Year (NSEOTY) for 2021, Dr. Kelly Eichmann, is just such a teacher.   Dr. Eichmann is an instructor for the Patient Care Pathway at ...
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JUN
24

2021 CareerSafe National Youth Safety Video Contest

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CareerSafe offers several scholarship opportunities for students . One of these opportunities is our annual National Youth Safety Video Contest. For this contest, student entrants are encouraged to create short videos demonstrating safety in the workplace. The top 3 entrants receive scholarship prizes for the winning group members and cash prizes for their schools, along with a trip to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference . ​ 2021 FINALISTS (in no particular order) 1st Place: Tulsa Tech - Riverside Campus, Tulsa, OK "Better CareerSafe Than Sorry" 2nd Place: Middle Creek High School, Apex, NC "Scared Straight Safety" 3rd Place: Midway High School, Newton Grove, NC "Adam Fix...
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JAN
27

2020 Q4 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

2020 Q4 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!
Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Quarter 4 of the National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest had some outstanding essay entries! The four essays that were selected stood out from the rest, demonstrating the significance behind the opportunity our OSHA 10-Hour training courses provide. Congratulations to our Quarter 4 winners: Dylan Forshee from HSRYC Vocational Studies Jemil Johnson from Hogan Street Alternative A...
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DEC
09

Congratulations to the Seven Finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award!

Congratulations to the Seven Finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award!
Each year, CareerSafe highlights the top safety educators in the country who go above and beyond to teach their students the importance of safety education as not just a tool, but a skill for life.   This year,  CareerSafe  received 40 nominations of outstanding educators from all over the country ! Of those 40 interviewed, our team had the extremely difficult task of narrowing down the finalists. We would like to c ongratulations the se seven finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award! James Buck , Wayne Technical & Career Center Mr. James Buck is a Residential Wiring Instructor and has been a teacher for 25 years! Mr. Buck is a huge advocate for the Ca...
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DEC
04

Congratulations to the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year, Mr. Malcolm Roach!

Congratulations to the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year, Mr. Malcolm Roach!
Mr. Malcolm Roach, Construction Carpentry instructor at North Montco Technical Career Center in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, was awarded the "2020 Safety Educator of the Year" national award in November. Mr. Roach has found a top notch curriculum that emphasizes safety in the classroom. Through his unique and detailed safety procedures, Mr. Roach directs an engaging and highly effective hands-on learning environment that naturally fosters a foundational of safety."Safety is important in my classroom because at any given day I could have twelve to twenty students in this room," Malcolm explains."You can't watch everyone at once. I don't care if you're the Superman of CTE. You have to be able to,...
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NOV
06

Quarter 3 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

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   Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Congratulations to our Quarter 3 winners: Zena Altawallbeh from Highland Park Senior High School Subashri Buck from Harding Senior High School Logan Donohoo from Fairfield Career Center Nadia Lee from Clovis High School    Winner, Logan Donohoo from Fairfield Career Center, wrote: "OSHA training course has taught me priceless lessons that quite possibly may save m...
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AUG
03

Quarter 2 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

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Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Congratulations to our Quarter 2 Winners:  Breana Fang from Clovis East High School Sara Martinez from Tom C. Clark High School Briana Munoz from Peoria High School Natalie Rikard from Saluda High School ​Winner, Breana Fang from Clovis East High School, wrote:         "Everything that I have learned in this OSHA training, it will definitely benefit my future. A...
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DEC
11

Congratulations, 2019 Safety Educator of the Year, Alicia Cox!

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This year, CareerSafe® received nominations for educators who have proven their passion for safety in the workplace and have made a true impact on their students. These individuals have demonstrated exemplary achievements in safety and health education. They have established successful safety practices appropriate for their specific career and technical education programs, which have resulted in positive results for student safety both inside and outside of the classroom. This year's highly deserving 2019 Safety Educator of the Year Award winner – Mrs. Alicia Cox from Casteel High School in Queen Creek, Arizona. Mrs. Cox has been teaching for 7 years and is going on her 3rd year as the Caree...
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APR
02

K2Share Wins #1 Small Business to Work for in Texas

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In 2019, K2Share, LLC; including its wholly owned subsidiary, CareerSafe, LLC was named the #1 best small-sized business to work for in the state of Texas as a part of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas." Every year, Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (TSC-SHRM) and the Best Companies Group, host the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas" program and a competition is held to recognize the best employers in the state; those who make workplaces more than just an office to sit in 9-5 but a thriving community of like-minded individuals. This is the 14 th year that K2Share has been honored as su...
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NOV
29

Congratulations to the 2018 Safety Educator of the Year, Dr. Tyler Love!

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CareerSafe is proud to announce Dr. Tyler Love of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania as the winner of the 2018 CareerSafe Safety Educator of the Year Award. Love was one of three national finalists for the award. Dr. Larry D. Teverbaugh, Founder and CEO of CareerSafe, presented Love with the award at the ACTE Excellence Awards Banquet in San Antonio on Wednesday night. The Safety Educator of the Year Award was established to recognize educators who have not only dedicated their time to prepare students for the future but to also help students recognize and mitigate workplace hazards in their chosen careers. They instill necessary career skills in their students, while also prioritizing the importance ...
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OCT
09

Safety Educator of the Year Finalists

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Lately, Tuesdays have been all about educators who are going above and beyond the call of the classroom and are making a difference in their students' lives. We feature these teachers because we want to show all of CareerSafe's users, educators and site visitors the awesome educators we have as allies in our mission to provide youth safety to America's future and the ways they dedicate their time to prepare students for the future. This Tuesday is special because we are introducing you to three teachers who have been selected as finalists for the National Safety Educator of the Year. Matthew Weber , Chad Flemming , and Tyler Love, Ph.D. have all been selected as 2018's National Safety Educat...
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OCT
05

Congratulations to our Quarter 2 Essay Contest Winners!

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Every quarter, CareerSafe ® , Safety Education for America's Future™ hosts a great scholarship opportunity for students. For the scholarship, students are encouraged to write an essay describing how their OSHA 10-Hour card has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. The essay doesn't have to be written though! It can also be a digital essay – spoken into a camera instead of typed on a computer. The only requirements for eligibility for the essay opportunity are that the submission is from a student that has completed one of CareerSafe's four OSHA-10 courses and they have a sponsor. That sponsor can be a teacher, mentor, advisor, or even ...
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DEC
06

2017 Safety Educator of the Year - Richard McPherson

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CareerSafe is proud to announce Richard McPherson of Rio Rico, Arizona, as the winner of the 2017 CareerSafe Safety Educator of the Year Award. McPherson was one of five nationwide finalists for the award. Lisa London, CareerSafe Director of Strategic Alliances, presented McPherson with the award at the ACTE Excellence Awards Banquet in Nashville Wednesday night. The Safety Educator of the Year Award was established to recognize educators who have not only dedicated their time to prepare students for the future, but to also help students recognize and mitigate workplace hazards in their chosen careers. They instill necessary career skills in their students, while also prioritizing the import...
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OCT
20

2016 Safety Educator of the Year - Sharon Singleton

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CareerSafe is proud to announce Sharon Singleton of Liberty Corner, New Jersey, as the winner of the 2016 CareerSafe Safety Educator of the Year Award. Singleton was one of five nationwide finalists for the award. Lisa London, CareerSafe Director of Strategic Alliances, presented Singleton with the award at the ACTE Awards Banquet in Las Vegas Wednesday night. Singleton is the Structured Learning Experience Coordinator at Bonnie Brae, a nationally accredited residential treatment center that provides a home, treatment and education to boys and young men in crisis ages 8 to 21. An important part of her job involves preparing students for transition and discharge, including teaching them life ...
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DEC
15

2015 Safety Educator of the Year - John "Jay" Eichmann

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There are several ways that career and technical education instructors across the country develop and prepare students for high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers. CareerSafe's similar goal to deliver Safety Education for America's Future is one that cannot be successful without the help and advocacy of thousands of educators nationwide. The Safety Educator of the Year Award was established to recognize educators that instill these career skills in their students, while also prioritizing the importance of safety in all aspects of life. CareerSafe is excited to announce the winner of the 2015 Safety Educator of the Year Award — Mr. John "Jay" Eichmann, a construction teacher from Clovis Hi...
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